NOTES and QUOTES on book- Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution by James M. McPherson

NOTES and QUOTES on book- Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution by James M. McPherson

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NOTES and QUOTES: Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution by James M. McPherson McPherson, James M. Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution . New York, Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. Civil Liberties: 57. Suspends Writ of Habeas Corpus—people go to jail without a trial, etc. (textbook also) to protect the capital from rebels. Most arrests were in the border states. 60-61. Conscription—robbed of choice to be in the army. And emancipation took citizen’s property without due process of law. 61. …preservation of the republic created in 1776 was essential to the survival of liberty, and that all else which was a necessary means to thing end even if the means included a temporary suspension of some civil liberties” Communication (language, speeches, metaphors, etc.): 93-94.“quality…was an ability to communicate the meaning and purpose of these wars in an intelligible, inspiring manner that helped energize and mobilize their people to make the sacrifices necessary for victory” 94. Lincoln’s education was not mostly in a classroom, it was in nature and self-taught and life
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